Movies like The Sunset Warrior

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The Sunset Warrior (1984)
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The Sunset Warrior (1984)
Original name: 英雄無淚
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Thai government hires group of Chinese mercenaries to capture a powerful druglord from Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the druglord, but his men are trying to set him free.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, mexican standoff, crimes, heroes, soldier, battles, partners, graphic violence, chase, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, chases and races, law enforcement, escapades, gory, deadly, rivalry, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, sex, jungle ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia

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Most similar movies to The Sunset Warrior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, violence, crimes, blood and gun mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Sunset Warrior: Tunnel Rats (2008), A Hero Never Dies (1998), Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980), Missing in Action (1984), Hero (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tunnel Rats (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, heroic mission, danger, tunnel, chaos, military life, escapades, jungle, vietnam war, blood, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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100%
A Hero Never Dies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, vengeance, hitman, friends, gory, battles, police investigation, destiny, martial arts, anti hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped beind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, behind enemy lines, war, heroes, against the odds, anti war, survival, apocalypse, gory, stoners, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 70s, 60s
Place: vietnam, saigon, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
In the Line of Duty III: Force of the Dragon (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a bloody beginning, a pair of stylish Japanese thieves steal some valuable gems. In a harrowing scene, during their escape, they kill the partner of a ruffled detective (think Columbo with a Chuck Barris hairdo). The detective swears revenge, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, graphic violence, tough law enforcer, partners, terrorism, track down, vengeance, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, martial arts, one man army, jungle, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, military life, adventure, deadly, soldier, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, saigon, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, battles, soldier, master warrior, martial arts, terrorism, ex soldier, deadly, danger, mortal combat, graphic violence, fight to the death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, danger, heroes, tough heroes, battles, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battlefield, renegade, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Hero (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, master criminal, ambition, dishonesty, crime, master warrior, crimes, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Bullet in the Head (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendship, betrayal, murder, pow, vengeance, war, gang, survival, character on the edge, strong violent content, anti war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, hong kong, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Rich and Famous (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crime and a violent war between rival gang lords.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, gang, wedding, crime, master warrior, unfulfillment, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, going straight, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 789
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, crime, crimes, undercover, partners, chases and races, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.4
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Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, odd couple, investigation, undercover, danger, partners, working undercover, tough heroes, master criminal, police investigation, deadly, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1974. A young Hong Kong Chinese, Mark (Chow Yun-Fat), travels to Saigon to make his fortune. There, he encounters a mysterious femme fatale, the lovely Kit. As he becomes more involved in her various underworld deals, a tragic romance ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, gang, rivalry, daring rescue, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, friendship, master criminal, danger, love triangle, male bonding ...
Place: hong kong, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
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Touch and Go (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A clumsy, easy-going but tough restaurant chef witnesses a murder of a cop. This leads him to a world of trouble, as the killer seeks to silence him. Luckily, the vengeful partner of the dead cop is there to help him.
Style: rough, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, martial arts, partners, crimes, chase, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, rivalry, one man army, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
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Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, journalist, swat team, soldier, daring rescue, danger, heroes, confined, sniper, survival, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, danger, protagonist as suspect, martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, state affairs, deadly, crimes, military, adventure, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, baghdad iraq, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, hitman, police corruption, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Tango Charlie (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Indian Army Sepoy Tarun Chauhan is assigned to proceed to Northeastern part of India that has been rocked by riots and violence with orders to report to his superior, Havaldar Mohammed Ali. Once there, he comes to know that things can be quiet for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, terrorism, war, soldier, danger, heroes, deadly, anti war, crimes, escapades, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, soldier, military, drug dealing, vengeance, rebelliousness, heroes, gang, buddies, danger, rivalry, revolution ...
Time: year 1973
Place: vietnam, colombia, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Another Public Enemy (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Things start to heat up when public prosecutor Kang takes on the case of Han Sang-woo, a former high school classmate and the future chairman of the Myung-Sun Foundation. Despite his innocent facade, Kang's old friend looks to be guilty of ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grudge, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, escapades, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, martial arts, master villain, tough law enforcer, rivalry, spoiled brat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 810
Commandos (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military base, heroes, soldier, world war two, battles, weapon system, heroic mission, working undercover, graphic violence, war, undercover, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, battle, heroic mission, military life, military, war, danger, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, jungle, soldier ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, track down, working undercover, unlikely partners, crimes, master criminal, heist, store, cons and scams, gambling, chaos and mayhem, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Covert Action (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of Miguel Rivera, a Central American diplomat. Only two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mercenary, trial, court, danger, crimes, espionage, state affairs, politics, rivalry, soldier, heroes, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
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Back to Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, heroes, yakuza, robbery, fight, gunfight, mafia, buddy cop, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The Marines barely hold off the VC (Viet Cong), but in the end, hold the base.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, battles, massacre, sergeant, escapades, danger, survival, heroic mission, against the odds, military base, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, catastrophe, danger, partners against crime, false accusation, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, near future
Place: hong kong, china, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 2K
Shao Lin men (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, school, legends and myths, vengeance, wooing, working undercover, track down, culture clash, vigilantism ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 185
Brothers Five (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 5 Kao brothers, separated since childhood, are unaware that the master Teng Lung Manor, Lung Chen-feng has killed their father. All five, however, seek to defeat the vicious gangsters at the Manor.
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, gang, master villain, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, reunion ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%